Illustration by Eleanor Doughty. Atlanta resident Jennifer Mulford does not look like someone the Daily Mail would describe as the "woman who shocked the world," save one detail: She likes to breastfeed her boyfriend. Fetishes, for the most part, aren't all that shocking anymore; you can read about anal sex on Buzzfeed and get BDSM tips from Women's Health. But something about this fetish was too much for people to deal with. Online comments ranged from "disgusting" and "grotesque" to "this makes my skin crawl and I'm dry heaving. Nothing goes viral quite like outrage—the Mail article was retweeted 2, times. There are numerous online communities for ABF Adult Breastfeeding , where people can share their collective interest in a safe environment and reassure one another that they aren't alone.
'My Husband Wants to Breastfeed:' The Phenomenon Nobody Talks About But Everyone Googles
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It is difficult for most women to discuss with her friends or company on this topic. According to a research almost every breastfeeding mother has been asked by her husband to taste the breastmilk. Such a breastfeeding may be done due to curiosity, health benefits or as a utility to open the blockage. However, some men directly denied breastfeeding directly from the nipple and even said they have no urge per-se. What's the truth?
Breastfeeding Your Husband, Boyfriend, or Partner
When she breastfed her first child, one thing Rebecca Bain found particularly hard was the lack of support from her husband. So hard that his negativity was one of the main reasons she nursed her baby for only the first eight weeks. I myself was very lucky to have a husband who was supportive when I struggled to breastfeed both my babies — he came with me to see a consultant and his encouragement was one of the reasons I was able to carry on feeding until I was ready to stop, which was at five months. This trial showed a significant increase 6. According to Dr.
Breastfeeding my husband! How many people would say that? In fact, there are couples out there practice this. Now you might be wondering whether it's an activity you might personally try out.